Anastasia-Maria Hountalas

Anastasia-Maria Hountalas

Anastasia-Maria Hountalas (she/her) is a partner at Steinecke Maciura LeBlanc, where she advises and represents clients in all aspects of professional regulation. She prosecutes a wide range of disciplinary and regulatory offences. Anastasia-Maria also assists clients on appeal and regularly appears before the Divisional Court and Court of Appeal.

Anastasia-Maria speaks about professional regulation at the Canadian Network of Agencies for Regulation (CNAR), SML Online Learning Series and other professional education conferences. She served on the Board of Directors of Young Women in Law as President and currently sits on the Advisory Board.

Prior to joining the firm, Anastasia-Maria summered and articled in the litigation department of a leading national law firm, with a focus on health law. Anastasia-Maria is proficient in French. Anastasia-Maria completed a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in History at McGill University and obtained her law degree from Queen’s University.

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Recent Articles

& Presentations

  • “Registration with Colleges (Registration/Fairness/Jurisdiction)” Osgoode Certificate in Professional Regulation & Discipline in the Ontario Health Care Sector, November 2023
  • “Transforming Quality Assurance for Risk-Based Regulation” CNAR Vancouver, October 2023
  • “A Regulator’s Role in Mental Health and Wellness” CNAR Vancouver, October 2023
  • “Top Ten Cases” CLEAR Salt Lake City, September 2023
  • “Fitness to Practise” SML Online Learning Series, June 2023
  • “Digital Evidence” SOAR Investigation Training 2023
  • “Implications of an Increasingly Digital World on Investigation and Regulation” CNAR Charlottetown, October 2022
  • “Responding to the Harassment and Abuse of Regulatory Staff” CNAR Charlottetown, October 2022
  • “Managing the Tensions Between Disclosure and Confidentiality” Prosecutors’ Network, Spring Round Table, May 2022
  • “Back to Basics: 8 Things to Consider When Conducting a Virtual Hearing” CNAR Network Newsletter, July 2022
  • “What’s New? Recent Regulatory Cases You Should Know About” SML Online Learning Series, June 2021
  • “Compassionate Regulation” SML Online Learning Series, July 2020
  • “CNAR COVID-19 Discussion Series: Virtual Hearings” CNAR Coping with COVID-19 Series, May 2020
  • Cannabis Topicals: Can Professionals Apply Them to Clients?CNAR Network Newsletter, March 2020
  • “What Makes a Good Regulator?” (Pre-Conference Event) CNAR Quebec City, October 2019
  • “Update on the Cannabis Act” SML Online Learning Series, March 2019